Rudras are forms and followers of the god Rudra-Shiva and make eleven of the Thirty-three gods in the Hindu pantheon. They are at times identified with the. ekadasarudra, ekadasa rudra, 11rudras, Shiva, Siva, Rudra, rudram, However the 11 Rudras worshipped in the Ekadasa Rudrabhishekam Pooja is the most. These are the 11 forms of Rudra and their mantras. These mantras are very very effective when chanted during the stationary (Stambha) period.

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The serpent looks quite tiny in comparison to the mace on which the Dwarapala has planted his foot. Dear Sreenivasarao, Thank you very much for reply.

In case of difficulty, please do get ekaadsa to me. According to Jothish Sastras Astrology: Rudra is also benevolent; he is wealthy; he reassures the frightened ones and cures deceases. No one can handle his wrath and fury.

His gracious hand bestows health and comfort.

The Rudras are said to preside over the second stage of creation and the intermediary stage of life. Rudra is therefore often depicted as riding a bull and carrying a trident or shooting arrows. Even Numbers urdra 4,8,12,16,20,24,28,32,36,40,44,and And the line drawings by Dr.


They have yellow throats, hold tridents and skulls and have the crescent moon on their foreheads.

Agni Purana Ch Rig Veda mentions a set of thirty-three deities. It is a quality found in many gods. Riding on the whirlwinds, singing loudly, they direct the storms. He is clad in tiger skin and is decorated with snake ornaments. They are ,as you said, sort of guards in the service of the presiding deity of the temple. It appears; Rudra had his origins in the pre-Vedic distant past lost in the antiquity. His upper two hands hold battle axe parashu and deer.

In the meanwhile please keep talking. They are the deities who bring havoc, associated with the atmosphere The Maruts immortals are described as restless troops of flashy young men, transporting in space the hordes young warriors called maryus mortals.

Ekadasa Rudra (11 Rudra Avatars)

And, in many cases they are incomplete too. I am happy you readlistened and liked. There are prayers to appease the specific Rudras.

By the time of the Puranas, Rudra came to be completely equated with Shiva who is one of the Trinity and is represented as the destroyer. Another Shilpa text — Sanathkumara Samhita shiva provides slightly different iconographic details of Rudra: He has deep red complexion.


Rudra, in Rig-Veda, is a god of the storm, the wind, and the hunt.

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Dear riverineThank you. Most of my friends have read it; and the person to whom it was addressed is reading it. He sets things in motion and makes flow like a rudraa. He rides a camel representing delusion. If you have read up to here, I admire your patience. Even among his collective forms, he has the twin aspects: Could you please give me info — texts, descriptions or images — of 11 forms of Rudra? Rudra is also regarded as the best physician – bhishaja shiromani-Vaidyanatha RV 2.

But, as a rule, all Rudras are said to possess forms similar to Shiva. Aja; Ekapada; Abhirbhudya; Hara; Shambu: May your armies fight against the enemies and be merciful towards us.

Thank you for the wonderful note on Dvarapalas.